Matthew Jackson (2011)
Employment & Discrimination
- Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills v Knight  IRLR 605 (determination of employment status in national insurance fund cases)
- Kelly v Fylde Community Link UKEAT/04442/12;  All ER (D) 188 (Aug) (was dismissal of an employee for some other substantial reason?)
- Audere Medical Services v Sanderson UKEAT/0409/12;  All ER (D) 124 (Sep) (whether an employee was dismissed for having made protected disclosures and the proper calculation of compensation in whistleblowing cases)
- Vernon v Azure Support Services & Others UKEAT/0192/13; All ER (D) 11 (Dec) (interaction between TUPE and Equality Act 2010 in respect of transfer of liability for pre-transfer discrimination and correct start date for limitation.
- Jamu v Asda Stores Ltd & Others UKEAT/0221/15 (interpretation of Equality Act 2010 in light of the various discrimination directives. Whether “associative discrimination” is a valid claim. Construction of litigant in person’s pleadings. Whether there was a case before the Employment Tribunal and correct consideration of evidence).
- Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd v Patel UKEAT/0348/15/DM (whether a contractual appeal with no express right for the employer to revive the contract implicitly has such a right. Permission to appeal has been granted by the Court of Appeal).
Civil & Housing
- Professional negligence including latent damage;
- Consumer contract claims;
- Leasehold service charge, land registry alteration, rent lawfully due, eviction and disrepair cases both in the civil courts and the First-tier Tribunal;
- Advice on claim with several hundred parties relating to the purchase of properties off plan abroad dealing with conflicts of law and consumer/banking law issues.
- Numerous Landlord and Tenant cases, in particular the right to manage and challenges to service charges.
Public & Administrative Law
Matthew has experience of a number of different areas of public and administrative law. These include “traditional” judicial review claims, as well as matters before the administrative chambers of the First-tier Tribunal. His cases include:
- JS v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions  UKUT 36 (AAC);  AACR 26
- AG v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions CE/1107/2013
Matthew accepts instructions on behalf of all parties in Children Act 1989 matters, covering both public and private law proceedings. He also regularly attends the Family Court in relation to applications under Part IV Family Law Act 1996.
Qualifications & Awards
- LLB (Hons), University of Reading
- BPTC, MMU
- Lincoln’s Inn
- Employment Law Bar Association
- Discrimination Law Association
- Industrial Law Society
- Employment Lawyers Association